John Rufo was convicted of plotting ব্যাংক 350 million in bank fraud in the late 1990s and sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison. He was given a bond but never appeared in prison to serve his sentence.
About 13 13 million was not recovered.
In September 2011, investigators received a tip that Rafo, now, years, at the Boston Red Sox and LA Dodgers baseball game in Los Angeles on August 5, 201 and he was sitting in about four rows, wearing a blue shirt from home plate, martial service. One said in a press release.
A video clip of the game confirmed that a man was sitting in several rows behind the home plate, fitting Rafo’s description. According to the Marshall Service, before seeing the potential of 2016, Rafo has not been seen at an ATM in New York since 1.
Investigators were able to narrow down the seat to No. 1 Dugout Club, Ro EE, seat 10. .
Rufo is now the subject of an ABC News podcast “Have you seen this man?”
Rafo, the largest bank fraud scandal in U.S. history, was given a িয়ন 10 million bond and ordered to report to a federal prison in New Jersey on November 1, after his conviction for his part in what the Marshals Service said. He is serving a 210-month sentence. But he never showed up.
An arrest warrant was issued the next day. U.S. Marshals learned that on November 9, Rafo took a rental car to the long-term parking lot at John F. Kennedy International Airport. The Marshall Service reported that he rented a car in Manhattan that day and withdrew money from an ATM on his way to New York Airport.
Investigators say if the man in the blue shirt is Rafo, he will probably use a nickname.
A ‘master manipulator’ who enjoys ‘fine wine, gambling and fine hotels’
Since Rafo disappeared, the Marshalls Service says it has chased hundreds of leaders in the United States and around the world. Although multiple reports from Rafo have been seen, the ATM picture is the latest confirmed scene.
23 years ago Rufo was 5 feet 5 inches and weighed about 170 pounds, the Marshall Service said.
“He is known as a computer savvy and he enjoys good wine, gambling and excellent hotels,” the press release said. “He is known to be lactose-intolerant. Rufo was known as a storyteller who loved to spread the truth, and wanted to influence others. He was called a master manipulator.”
Because of his time as a businessman in New York, investigators say Rafo has a variety of international connections. He traveled to Aruba and showed interest in Italy, where he is said to have traveled in the past.
Due to that strong international relationship and the possibility of Rafo living abroad, it has been translated into seven languages, the Marshall Service said.
Up to 25,000 is being offered for information leading to Raffo’s arrest.